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notactuallycute:

fritti-tailchaser:

notactuallycute:

 

I want to say this is either a private pet or a very small, unprofessional zoo. Having worked at a larger zoo —albeit not in the big cats department— we were told that interaction with animals that are a potential hazard (which, yes, includes tigers and other things, like maguari storks*) is limited if not prohibited with the higher risk animals. 
Followers? Do you guys know where this is from? 
-Romus


that tiger belongs to michael jamison, and nothing about this gif is ethical. for instance, tigers are wild apex predators, and therefore direct contact is discouraged by every responsible and ethical facility. other than that, any responsible facility would put the tiger under anesthesia first before pulling out a teeth. 
other than general unethicalness, keeping big cats (and yes, tigers included) is downstraight cruel and conservation damaging since it contributes to cub petting industries, tiger part trade in the black market, and many more.
as for michael jamison, i’m sure you’ll learn more about him if you go to tumblr user bigcatawareness or panthxra and search for the tag #michael jamison

I just looked into Micheal Jamison, and it’s sad that this post has over 300,000 notes.
Thank you for the additional information!
-Romus

notactuallycute:

fritti-tailchaser:

notactuallycute:

 

I want to say this is either a private pet or a very small, unprofessional zoo. Having worked at a larger zoo —albeit not in the big cats department— we were told that interaction with animals that are a potential hazard (which, yes, includes tigers and other things, like maguari storks*) is limited if not prohibited with the higher risk animals. 

Followers? Do you guys know where this is from? 

-Romus

that tiger belongs to michael jamison, and nothing about this gif is ethical. for instance, tigers are wild apex predators, and therefore direct contact is discouraged by every responsible and ethical facility. other than that, any responsible facility would put the tiger under anesthesia first before pulling out a teeth. 

other than general unethicalness, keeping big cats (and yes, tigers included) is downstraight cruel and conservation damaging since it contributes to cub petting industries, tiger part trade in the black market, and many more.

as for michael jamison, i’m sure you’ll learn more about him if you go to tumblr user bigcatawareness or panthxra and search for the tag #michael jamison

I just looked into Micheal Jamison, and it’s sad that this post has over 300,000 notes.

Thank you for the additional information!

-Romus

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tisinfamous:

Someone needs to tell me why a Shadow of the Colossus movie should be an actual thing. - SM
Movies: SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS Film Adaptation Tags In New Director

What. The. The film is still a thing. I’m.
…You know, if they release it as a promo to announce The Last Guardian finally coming out, it could be the crappiest game movie to ever be crap and I’d be all right with that, but otherwise… what. Also: why.
I could see SotC as a miniseries, maybe, but you’d have to like go into the backstory with flashbacks or something and have an episode per Colossus. And then it would still break a lot of things because half the reason the game is so beautiful is how vague the plot is. Players get out of it what they bring to it.
The other half is the fact that it’s a videogame so it’s not just Wander out killing the Colossi, you are, and you, the player, have to decide for yourself if it’s worth it or not. All that delicious moral ambiguity. I just can’t see that surviving Hollywood - Domin will be unambiguously evil, and/or Wander will be unambiguously good (and probably an action hero which he really isn’t, that’s part of the appeal, Wander’s clumsy and awkward and clearly not in the ideal shape for this kind of thing), etc.

tisinfamous:

Someone needs to tell me why a Shadow of the Colossus movie should be an actual thing. - SM

MoviesSHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS Film Adaptation Tags In New Director

What. The. The film is still a thing. I’m.

…You know, if they release it as a promo to announce The Last Guardian finally coming out, it could be the crappiest game movie to ever be crap and I’d be all right with that, but otherwise… what. Also: why.

I could see SotC as a miniseries, maybe, but you’d have to like go into the backstory with flashbacks or something and have an episode per Colossus. And then it would still break a lot of things because half the reason the game is so beautiful is how vague the plot is. Players get out of it what they bring to it.

The other half is the fact that it’s a videogame so it’s not just Wander out killing the Colossi, you are, and you, the player, have to decide for yourself if it’s worth it or not. All that delicious moral ambiguity. I just can’t see that surviving Hollywood - Domin will be unambiguously evil, and/or Wander will be unambiguously good (and probably an action hero which he really isn’t, that’s part of the appeal, Wander’s clumsy and awkward and clearly not in the ideal shape for this kind of thing), etc.

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